Scott Wilson
Staff Writer

Scott Wilson is the chief White House correspondent for the Washington Post. Previously, he was the paper’s deputy Assistant Managing Editor/Foreign News after serving as a correspondent in Latin America and in the Middle East. He was awarded an Overseas Press Club citation and an Interamerican Press Association award for his work abroad. For his coverage of the Obama administration, he received the 2011 Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency and the 2012 Aldo Beckman Award given by the White House Correspondents’ Association. He joined the Post in 1997.

Latest by Scott Wilson

Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine crisis

Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine crisis

The United States urges Russia to withdraw troops from the border and “defuse tensions.”

After wars abroad, Obama confronts the new one at home

After wars abroad, Obama confronts the new one at home

At Fort Hood service, the president addresses suicide and other struggles of post-9/11 veterans.

Putin calls Obama to discuss ‘diplomatic resolution,’ White House says

Putin calls Obama to discuss ‘diplomatic resolution,’ White House says

White House says Obama told Putin he must pull back his troops for any progress to be made in Ukraine crisis.

Obama seeks to reassure Saudis over outreach to Iran

Obama seeks to reassure Saudis over outreach to Iran

The president also discussed with King Abdullah ways of strengthening Syria’s moderate rebel forces.